Bo Kho Vietnamese Beef Noodles

Try this new twist of this Vietnamese classic Beef Noodles

You will need:

1kg of stewing beef e.g. brisket, shortrib or chuck

1 750ml tub of Dr Broth Beef bone broth

1 tbls chopped garlic

2 tbls chopped ginger

2 stalk lemongrass – smash with the back of your knife

1 chopped onion

2 chopped carrots

2 tsp 5 spice powder

1 tsp chilli powder

5 tbls fish sauce

1 tbls natural honey

3 tbls soy sauce

1 can coconut milk

Salt, pepper, extra virgin olive oil

Some torn basil and coriander leaves

1 packet of noodles (we like rice noodles)

Lime wedges


In a large, thick bottomed pot on a high heat fry your beef in some olive oil and sprinkle of salt and pepper

When brown on all sides, stir in the garlic, ginger, lemongrass, onion & carrots, turn the heat down to medium and fry for a few minutes.

Now add the 5 Spice, chilli, fish sauce, honey and soy sauce and stir through.

Finally add your tub of Dr Broth bone broth and can of coconut milk,turn the pot down to a simmer and cook, stirring occasionally for about 1½ - 1¾hours until the beef is soft.

Cook your rice noodles, drain and transfer to a serving bowl.

Ladle your spicy beef over the top with lots of extra broth.

Scatter with basil leaves, coriander leaves and squeeze a wedge of lime over.

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